David Wilkie
(Scottish, 1785 - 1841)
Self Portrait
by David Wilkie

Wilkie was born in Fife, Scotland and trained in Edinburgh before moving to London in 1805.  He became one of the most successful painters during the Regency period and was much admired by George IV.  Wilkie exhibited at the Royal Academy and was inspired by Dutch and Flemish genre scenes, as depicted by Teniers and van Ostade.  From the 1820s he took the great 17th century painter Rubens as his model and studied many of the latter's sketches.  He remained a favourite of the monarch although Queen Victoria never liked his works.

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Name:David Wilkie
Dates:1785 - 1841
Self Portraits
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Top owners of works by this artist
Yale Center for British Art(United States - New Haven, Connecticut)8 artworks
Scottish National Gallery - National Galleries of Scotland(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)8 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace(United Kingdom - London)8 artworks
Tate Britain - London(United Kingdom - London)7 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Windsor Castle(United Kingdom - London)6 artworks
Victoria and Albert Museum - London(United Kingdom - London)5 artworks
Ashmolean Museum - University of Oxford(United Kingdom - Oxford)4 artworks
National Portrait Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)3 artworks
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young(United States - San Francisco)2 artworks
Scottish National Portrait Gallery - National Galleries of Scotland(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)2 artworks
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery(England - Birmingham)2 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1841).

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